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Let me know this Sentence,please.

tou/touj de\ oi9 to/te e0ka/loun tou\j a0qana/touj, wrxen 9Uda/rnhj.
->The men of that time called these immortals(immortal men), Hydarnes ?? whos'..

in this sentence, what is h]rxen..?
It maybe a verb, but what's the original form?
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Please aid with choosing fit...

Which textbook is considered the most thorough and profound, yet suitable for beginners with Latin proficiency, containing both ancient authentic passages from its start, much vocabulary, and many questions for revise and comprehension as well as etymological and cultural cultivation?

Forogot to mention the following indispensables:

1) I'd like a fine, thorough discussion of the dual, for instance, integrated in the main body.

2) MUCH austere stress on accentuation and its application.

3) Variety of ...
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Why not H. W. Smyth as beginners textbook?

Why may H. W. Smyth not be used as a textbook for auto-didactique beginners?

I am studying ancient greek so I may analayse and translate ancient authors. Particularly Aristoteles and the Septuagint.
In general, I am looking for a highly thorough textbook which will cover most requisite.

Forogot to mention: I particularly dislike online books.
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Smyth, for beginners?

Hello,

Would you recommend H. W. Smyth's Greek Grammar for beginners with Latin proficiency?
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Sappho poem

This line is from Sappho and I do not understand it:

"ti/na dhu~te pei/qw mai~s s) a/ghn es san filo/para;"

my attempted translation is:

"whom now again I believe ('mai~s' I don't have a translation for) to you should bring it, beloved?"

Any help please? I'm really clueless on this one....
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Summer Schools

Hi,

I am looking for a summer school either in the UK or overseas that teaches Latin and Ancient Greek.

If anyone knows of a good summer school please let me know!


Andrew
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Which Attic book?

Mind you, I still have a ways to go in Pharr, so it will be a while before I go into Attic, but I want to start the used book hunt.

The main two books I'm considering are Morwood and Mastronarde (if you have other suggestions, I'll hear them two). Currently I'm leaning more towards Morwood, but here are the pros and cons of the two books as far as I see.

Morwood
Pros : ...
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What does this mean? Please help.

O4n oi9 qeoi\ filou=sin a0poqnh|/skei ne/oj.
Thanks in advance.

I cannot figure out the meaning of
O4n
in the sentence above.

And one more question, is this right to translate it like this?
O4n The gods love the young dies.

(from A new introduction to greek, lesson 15, Reading)
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Aoidoi.org, new text: Sappho 96

A mere five and half strophes, this is a somewhat difficult text, made more difficult by the gaps - we know it from a single parchment. Most of the fairly certain text is devoted to an extended simile which is quite a)/bron.

"As when the moon outshines the stars," Sappho 96. I comment on all the difficult Aeolic forms, but you might want to briefly review the Aeolic dialect for the superficial changes.
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Alexander the Great?

Hi, I'm a beginner at this stuff and I have some questions abot Alexander the Great, can anyone help me?
Are there any records of Alexander's voyage to India?
What dialect is Plato's dialogues in?
Are there any texts regarding the Olympic religion?
Where are Heracles, Jason and the Argonauts etc etc, those well-known Greek legends from?
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